Wondering what it's like to start out in UXR? Considering UX research as a career? Join UXRS for a panel discussion featuring three researchers who recently began working in the field. They will be sharing reflections on their first year working in UXR, the challenges, what it's like to be new in the industry, and how they landed their first roles. During this time, we will discuss:
Breaking into UX research
What it's like to work collaboratively across teams
Working with research participants and stakeholders
Advice for those considering a career in UX research
Gaining skills and experience to help land a first role
World IA Day 2022: Getting Started in Clinical UX with Dr. Gyles Morrison
Join UXRS for World IA Day, Long Beach! Learn about the challenges and rewards of being a UX professional in the healthcare field.
Virtually all UX professionals want to put their skills and knowledge to good use and make a difference in the world. There is probably no better way to do this than to work in healthcare. Yet working in healthcare is daunting with all its complicated processes, laws, regulations and jargon filled medical language. This is even more true when working on products and services for clinicians and patients. During his talk, Dr Gyles Morrison, pioneer of Clinical UX, will share his journey from doctor to designer. He will also offer advice on how to anyone, clinicians and UX professionals alike, can get started in Clinical UX.
Creating and Leveraging Your UX Research Portfolio with Lorie Whitaker
There’s tons of advice out there on what to include in a design portfolio, but when it comes to research portfolios, not so much.
March 16, 2022 5:00 p.m. Central Time
Paid online presentation and networking Ticket Price: $25
You’re a UX researcher looking for a job. You need a portfolio to showcase your awesome research skills. But what should it have in it? Lorie will provide guidance on how to build your own UX research portfolio and how to use it, including:
Why you need a UX research portfolio
What do to if you have no job experience
How to write a case study that showcases your research skills
Why showing the same stuff to everyone in the interview process is a no-no and what to do instead
How to use your portfolio to your advantage in the hiring process